PIP2: Useful Contacts for Doncaster Residents

Useful Contacts 

Dental Access Centre & Emergency OOH Access
The Dental Access Centre is available to patients by dialing 111. 

Doncaster Community Equipment Services
Telephone Number: 0300 1000 243
Open 7 days (excluding bank holidays) 8:00am till 6pm

Out of Hours Community Equipment Services
Telephone Number: 0300 1000 243
After 6pm this number is redirected to the out of hours service engineer. Please note there are no out of hours delivery, only out of hours repairs.

Adult Mental Health Services
What to do in an emergency
If you, or someone you know has concerns about their immediate health and you or they are already registered with one of our services then please use the following contact methods to get the help you need:

During office hours

  • Phone your GP
  • Phone your care coordinator / lead professional or other mental health worker
  • Phone Mental Health Access Team/Single Point of Contact   –  01302 566999

Outside of office hours
Please phone your local Access/Crisis Team:

  • Doncaster – 01302 566999
  • Rotherham – 01709 302670
  • North Lincolnshire – 01724 382015.

One of our trained call handlers will signpost you to the most appropriate service depending on your level of need. This may include your out of hours GP, a voluntary organisation or our Access/Crisis Team.

Alternatively you can call The Samaritans free of charge on  116 123.

If you believe a situation is life threatening please ring the emergency services on 999.

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)
The service sees people experiencing common mental health problems, including: depression, general anxiety, stress, panic, phobias, social anxiety, low self-esteem, health anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, bereavement and mild eating disorders (not anorexia nervosa). It is not suitable for those presenting with risk to themselves or others, those with substance misuse dependency or those with severe or organic mental health problems.

This service accepts self-referrals.
For more information, please visit the IAPT website or phone 01302 565650.

Local Voluntary, Community and Faith Sector organisations
There are a wide range of organisations offering mental health advice, support and signposting, which can be found through the link below.

Here you can search for the relevant groups for you: Your Life Doncaster

Doncaster Drug & Alcohol Services (ASPIRE)
Telephone Number: 01302 730956 
Patients can contact this service direct.
Open Monday and Thursday 9am – 7pm. Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays 9am – 5pm. Saturday and Sundays Closed.
Services provide drug and alcohol specialist care planning, prescribing, inpatient detox, and co-ordination, mutual aid support, hepatitis B vaccinations, specialist midwifery and community treatment in the hubs (Mexborough, Stainforth, Bentley)
Email: rdash.aspiredrugalcoholhelp@nhs.net

More Choice, More Appointments – Doncaster
Routine and same day appointments with a GP, Nurse or other Healthcare Professional are available across our five primary care hubs, making it much easier to get the care you need at a location that is convenient for you.

Simply contact your local practice in the usual way and if they don’t have an appointment at a time to suit you, ask the reception staff about these additional appointments that are available to everyone. The staff will let you know of a number of appointments available early morning, late evening and at weekends. This probably won’t be with your usual practice but it does mean you can see a GP or nurse to discuss your health and care needs.

Anyone registered with a local practice in Doncaster can book an appointment through their local practice. Your practice will advise you if your need can be met by this service. NB: this is not a walk-in service.

For more information about the More Choice, More Appointments service, please click here.

Inclusion Health Clinics
These are drop-in clinics for vulnerable groups, such as new migrants, asylum seekers, newly released from prison, homeless, sex workers and children & young families.

The weekly GP and Nurse clinics are based at:

Doncaster Integrated Services – Children & Young People Family Services

Doncaster 0-19 Health Visiting and School Nursing Service
Tickhill Road Hospital, Doncaster, DN4 8QN (01302) 566776

Children’s Long Term Conditions & Specialist Nursing Team
Cantley Health Centre, Goodison Boulevard, Cantley, Doncaster, DN4 6ED (01302) 379528, (01302) 379566

Tri-Health – Doncaster’s Sexual Health service for people aged 19 and over
Website address: https://www.doncastertrihealth.co.uk/ for up to date information.

GUM Medicine site:
East Laith Gate House, Doncaster, DN1 1JE
To make an appointment, please contact 01302 640040
For all opening times and clinic details visit the website

Sexual and Reproductive Health (Contraception) site:

East Laith Gate House, Doncaster, DN1 1JE
To make an appointment, please contact 01302 640040
For all opening times and clinic details visit the website

Project 3 Young People’s Health and Wellbeing Service
Project 3 Young Peoples Health and Wellbeing Service offer a range of information, advice and support for young people aged 18 years focusing on the following areas:
– Contraception and sexual health
– Drugs, alcohol and legal highs
– Stop Smoking
– Hidden Harm Support
– Education, Early Intervention and Prevention
Young People can attend one of our walk in sessions at our town centre base and see a worker for advice and information and for sexual health interventions.
We have drop-in sessions:
Monday 11am-6pm
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 11am-5pm
Friday 11am-4.30pm
Saturday 10am-3pm
Sunday Closed
We can be contacted direct on 01302 640032 or at rdashproject3.referrals@nhs.net